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Owl: bocote background; maple, koa and ebony owl with black mother-of-pearl beak;
gold and white mother-of-pearl eyes. Photo by John Dean.
Geese: koa background; darker koa shadows; ebony, white and black mother-of-pearl
geese; gold mother-of-pearl goslings. Photo by John Dean.
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Opposite Lion: mahogany mane; maple face;
ebony and gold mother-of-pearl eye. Photo by John Dean.
Gryphon: koa background; mahogany haunches; rosewood foreground feathers and ebony
background feathers; gold mother-of-pearl beak and feet; white and black mother-of-pearl.
Photo by John Dean.
Aspen: ebony background; gold mother-of-pearl leaves; gold, white and black mother-of-pearl trunk. Photo by John Dean.